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Visible minority groups, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories - 20% sample data

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Geographic name Total - Population
by visible minority groups
Total visible
minority population1
South Asian2 Chinese Black Filipino Latin American Southeast-
Asian3
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Canada ! 31,241,030 5,068,090 1,262,865 1,216,570 783,795 410,695 304,245 239,935
Newfoundland and Labrador 500,605 5,720 1,590 1,325 905 305 480 120
Prince Edward Island 134,205 1,830 130 250 640 30 215 30
Nova Scotia ! 903,090 37,680 3,810 4,300 19,230 700 955 815
New Brunswick 719,650 13,345 1,960 2,450 4,455 530 720 440
Quebec ! 7,435,905 654,355 72,845 79,830 188,070 24,200 89,505 50,455
Ontario ! 12,028,895 2,745,205 794,170 576,980 473,765 203,220 147,135 110,045
Manitoba ! 1,133,510 109,095 16,560 13,705 15,660 37,790 6,275 5,665
Saskatchewan ! 953,845 33,900 5,130 9,505 5,090 3,770 2,520 2,555
Alberta ! 3,256,355 454,200 103,885 120,275 47,075 51,090 27,265 28,605
British Columbia ! 4,074,385 1,008,855 262,290 407,225 28,315 88,080 28,960 40,690
Yukon Territory ! 30,195 1,220 195 325 125 210 95 145
Northwest Territories 41,060 2,270 210 320 375 690 85 355
Nunavut ! 29,325 420 80 80 100 75 25 10
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Notes:

1. The Employment Equity Act defines visible minorities as 'persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour.'

2. For example, 'East Indian,' 'Pakistani,' 'Sri Lankan,' etc.

3. For example, 'Vietnamese,' 'Cambodian,' 'Malaysian,' 'Laotian,' etc.

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